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The primary role in public health and safety often lies with the local health department. Responsibilities of the local health departments include, among others, residential sewage disposal, retail food inspections, vital records, public health nursing, housing, vector control and nuisance issues. Their authority to address these public health and safety issues frequently exceeds that of the State Department of Health. The local health department is also an excellent source for technical information and assistance.

Obtain the location and phone numbers of local health departments.